Monthly Archives: February 2019

Window seat cushions

We’ve had extraordinarily benign weather for the last 10 days. Daffodils are blooming – normally they don’t start to flower until late March in this part of the world – and the garden is full of birdsong. All of this … Continue reading

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A use for this yarn at last

I’ve had a cone of 4-ply, spun-in-the-grease, Shetland yarn for about 35 years. I think I machine knitted a tank top from it. I’ve mentioned this yarn before, and it’s unfortunate mouldy state. I came across it again earlier in … Continue reading

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Dyeing with onion skins

My supersized-yarn cushion cover fronts are done, now I need to make the covers up. I’m trying to use up stash so I’d rather not buy any fabric for the backs. In my stash I’ve found a heavy cotton with … Continue reading

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